Hértevin

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A language of Turkey

Population

L1 users: 1,000 (1999 H. Mutzafi).

Location

Mardin province; scattered.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Hértevin Proper (Arton), Umraya, Jinet. Considerable differences from other Northeastern Aramaic varieties, and not intelligible with any or most of them.

Language Use

Also use Northern Kurdish [kmr].

Writing

Syriac script [Syrc].

Other Comments

Christian.

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